Title: The impact of climate on price fluctuations to the income of leek farmers in Sajen village, Pacet, Mojokerto

Authors: Dwi Dewianawati; Nur Fadjrih Asyik

Addresses: Universitas Mayjensungkono, Jl. Irian Jaya No.4, Mojokerto, Indonesia ' STIESIA Surabaya, Jl. Menur Pumpungan 30 Surabaya, Indonesia

Abstract: The price of leeks that fluctuates in Mojokerto causes the profits of the leek farmers to be erratic, due to differences in seasons. Does climate have an impact on the effect of price fluctuations and on the income of leek farmers? This research aims to analyse the impact of climate on price fluctuations to the income of leek farmers in Sajen village. This research uses quantitative approach. With a population of 105 vegetable farmers in the village, this research uses purpose sampling with 30 leek farmers as the sample. The variables of this research are price fluctuations (X1), climate (X2), and income (Y). The data used in this research are primary data in the form of a questionnaire, the statistical analysis uses moderated regression analysis (MRA). The results showed that price fluctuations affect income with a value of t = 7.091 and a significant value of 0.000. Thus the fluctuation of the price of leeks as a commodity of leek farmers will affect the income of farmers. The results of the rain climate test will reduce the effect of price fluctuations in price fluctuations on income as reflected in the value of t = −2.213 with a significant value of 0.036. This research was carried out limited to leek farmers in Sajen village Mojokerto. Future studies can use the latest methods, technologies for planting leeks without looking at the climate with consistent results. Facing price fluctuations, leek farmers are expected to be capable to identify the climate and market needs of leeks so the income will be stable.

Keywords: price fluctuations; climate; and income; leek farmers.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBCRM.2021.10039364

International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 2021 Vol.11 No.2/3, pp.247 - 262

Received: 13 May 2019
Accepted: 02 May 2020

Published online: 06 Jul 2021 *

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